# Questions tagged [visualization]

Data visualization is the study of the visual representation of data, meaning "information that has been abstracted in some schematic form, including attributes or variables for the units of information"

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### DateHistogram horizontal axis labels and bin size

Problem I'm tracking some DateObject data and I'm struggling to get the horizontal axis ticks to match the time in Pacific Standard Time (PST). Data ...
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### Extracting Internal Visualization Information (PlotTheme, MeshRegion, FaceNormals, etc.)

Sometimes, you can tell Mathematica knows something internally, possibly because it visualizes the known quantities for you, but can't figure out how to get it to tell you them explicitly. I'm having ...
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### How to Make a Sankey Diagram

I have two lists start = {{1},{1},{1},{2},{3},{1}} end = {{1},{2},{2},{3},{3},{1}} And I want to create a Sankey diagram. Which looks something like So, ...
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### Rose plots for wind field quantities

I'm struggling to generate rose plots that have the ability to plot multiple measurands that can be both positive and negative. Here's an example of something (from Excel !) that I seem to be having ...
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### Finding a visually pleasing rotation of point sets with approximate symmetries

Suppose we have an arrangement of points in 2D that are visually symmetric, and therefore they have a rotation that seems "natural". For example, consider these points: ...
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### Visualizing the amplitude and phase of a one-dimensional wave function [closed]

I want to replicate a plot I found on wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:QHO-coherentstate3-animation-color.gif Which is a visualization of a function from the real numbers to the complex ...
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### Aligning plot with image / padding issue

I'm having a curious issue aligning images and plot, which is mostly working but I'm not sure how to get it fully working. I'm reading in huge image files, and associated CSV files with the (x,y) ...
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### Implementations for common dimension reduction algorithms

I am working on a visualization manuscript that uses dimensional reduction with tSNE of a very large data set (227,573 points x 2,571 features). The reviewers would like figures comparing the tSNE ...
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### Unexpected behavior of displaying output of ParametricRegion

Bug persisting in 11.3 A 3D disk Region placed at {1,0,0} visualizes correctly: ...
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### How to plot the phase portrait for $4\times 4$ ODE system?

I wrote below the instructions in Mathematica because I wanted to see the phase portrait of systems of DE of $4\times 4$ dimension. But Mathematica cannot recognize the last 2 variables $y$ and $z$ ...
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### Clarifying which segement of a curve overlap is in the foreground/background [duplicate]

I plotted the left curve using regular ParametricPlot3D. In parts where the curve overlaps itself, it is unclear which segment is in the foreground and which in the ...
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### Adding custom ticks/labels to x-axies

I have the following plot: Generated using the following code: ...
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### CommunityGraphPlot without force layout

I have a Graph, and I want to group some of its vertices into communities. CommunityGraphPlot uses force directed layout and its ...
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### Highlight graph same vertices multiple circle

I have a graph on which I want to highlight overlapping subset of vertices with a colored ring of larger radius and different color. So that I can see the vertices with multiple highlights. But with <...
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### How to create a vertical bullet gauge?

Originally posted in MathematicaMeta SE, titled "I can't understand why Mathematica has an excellent (perhaps the best!) BulletGauge command (with multiple options)", as a reflexion about the ...
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### Can I make the z-axis on the SmoothHistogram3D output show quantity rather than probability?

In SmoothHistogram3D, the x- and y-axes are in the form of the original input; 0 maps to 0 and 1 maps to 1, etc. However, the z-axis returns a probability rather ...
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### How do I plot a Dirichlet function?

How to plot this function in Mathematica?
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### The volume of the region enclosed around the Y-axis [duplicate]

The volume of the region enclosed by $x=y^{3}$, $x=0$, $y=2$, revolved around the Y-axis is? My question is, how would that solid be represented?
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### How to get contour levels of picked automatically by ContourPlot?

ContourPlot picks a nice set of curves as level curves by default. I'm trying to use the set of curves as mesh curves for corresponding 3D plot, can anyone suggest ...
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### The volume of the region enclosed by $x=y^3$, $x=0$, $y=2$ [duplicate]

The volume of the region enclosed by $x=y^{3}$, $x=0$, $y=2$, revolved around the X-axis is? My question is, how would that solid be represented?
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### Putting a 2D plot into a 3D plot [duplicate]

I'm trying to put a 2D plot (ContourPlot) into a 3D plot. I started by adapting my recipe from 8 years ago but I'm finding it to be quite user unfriendly/hard to ...
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### How to improve quality of this Plot3D

I tried driving up PlotPoints and MaxRecursion but the intersections look weird, is there some other trick I can do? ...
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### Export 3D plot with antialiasing

I'm trying to save the following plot to PNG with 4x antialiasing ...
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### Visualization of an upper triangular matrix without the zeros

I am trying to find a suitable way to visualize the upper half of a matrix. Can anyone be of help ? I have a matrix of the form M[i,j], i=1,....,n and j=i,...,n Using ListPlot3D is not helping as it ...
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### How can I obtain contour plots of a list of data over a polygon domain

I made a finite element code and I want to show the stress distribution over the domain. The domain is shown below and I know the value of the data at the middle of each quadrilateral element. I can ...
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### Visualizing .xyz file in Mathematica

If i import a .xyz file in Mathematica that will show me the moelcule in the default way. But i want to visualise the .xyz file in the following manner.
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### How to build and manipulate 2 surface in one box, so that intersection is highlighted and unwanted parts are removed during movement?

As the title indicates, I want to build (and manipulate) two three-dimensional surfaces in one bounding box, so that their intersection is highlighted and the unwanted parts of the surfaces are ...
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### How to make the color of ListPlot according to the order of PlotLegends?

I make some fake data to illustrate my question: This is the phone in Chinese: ...
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### How to plot a RoadMap (like one for Baccarat)?

I am running simulations for the game Baccarat. I am wondering if there is a way to plot the "roads", like on this website: For example, I'd like to plot the following list: ...
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### List of same images -> Find intervals of same images

I have a list of images. There are some similar ones. Now, I would like to create a list, wich tells me the interval of those similar images. How can I do it ? For instance: and the result should ...
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### Plot markers where the boundary has the same hue as the body but is darker

I was using Mathematica v11 to generate some figures and was wondering how to obtain plot markers like the one shown in the figure below: From: https://arxiv.org/abs/1304.2628 The key attribute of ...
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### Visualizing region unions

I usually look at my regions by plugging them into graphics: Graphics[{Disk[{0, 0}, 2], Disk[{3, 0}, 2]}] That works. But when I try to create the union of the ...
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### Recurrence relation, DiscretePlot with a variable initial value

Ok, so I'm dealing with a recursive function (you can see it here on MathExchange as I have problems also on the analytic resolution) that I'm trying to solve numerically. The relation is \begin{...
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### Graph3D - Double Arrow in 3rd Dimension

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 11.3.0. Graph3D is new in 10.0 I tried to visualize a simple graph and unexpectedly Graph3D ...